Only 4 in 10 men regularly check themselves for testicular cancer, according to a recent Cleveland Clinic survey. This infographic shows how to do a testicular self-exam, and why it’s important.
The most common symptom of testicular cancer is a lump on your testicle. But that’s not the only sign of this disease. Men who have testicular cancer may experience several different kinds of symptoms.
Although learning your son has cancer is profoundly frightening, there’s reason to be optimistic with this diagnosis: When testicular cancer is discovered early, it is nearly 100 percent curable.
Young men should do a monthly self-exam to help catch testicular cancer early, when it is highly curable. Here’s what you need to know.